Measuring Peer Collaboration Among Secondary School Students: Instrument Development And Validation




Social Interdependence, Conflict Resolution, Cooperation, Sharing of Resources, Peer Collaboration, Measurement Scale


This study aims to create and validate a scale that measures peer collaboration among secondary school students. The study had three objectives: 1) to identify the constructs of collaboration, 2) to develop a collaboration scale, and 3) to validate the collaboration scale. The study included 363 9th-grade students, and after an extensive literature review, it identified four constructs of collaboration: social interdependence, conflict resolution, cooperation, and sharing of resources. The consistency between these constructs was found to be positive. The scale reliability was established with a Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of 0.768 and a test-retest reliability coefficient of 0.71. The content validity of the scale was also established with a Cohen kappa coefficient of 0.66. The study found that differences between boys and girls can be determined by obtaining standard scores on the collaboration scale. This new collaboration scale will be a useful tool for practitioners who use constructivist pedagogy to measure collaboration.


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Jaswal, P., & Behera, B. (2024). Measuring Peer Collaboration Among Secondary School Students: Instrument Development And Validation. MIER Journal of Educational Studies Trends and Practices, 14(1), 132–150.





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